SA Rugby’s annual audit has shown that the governing body has registered a 22% increase in its transformation progress in the 2019 calendar year.
The director-general of the department of Sport and Arts & Culture, Vusumuzi Mkhize, says contact sport in South Africa will resume at level 1 of the lockdown.
Take a look at the timeline of significant rugby events and/or announcements throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
All South African rugby stakeholders have jointly confirmed pay cuts and other economies to offset up to R1.2bn from the sport’s budget by the end of the year.
Local players could lose just under half of their salaries to help stabilise SA Rugby and the local unions’ finances during the Covid-19 pandemic.
SA Rugby stands to lose millions of rand per month if the national lockdown is not lifted by May and the 2020 rugby season does not resume by June at the earliest.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has announced that all rugby in the country will be suspended until the end of April following government’s Covid-19 policies.
The Western Province Rugby Football Union has suspended all competitive rugby until 25 April at the earliest in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.
Former Wales international Gavin Henson says players who test positive for performance enhancing substances should be send to prison to serve time for ‘stealing a living’.
Rustenburg Impala claimed a third Gold Cup title in five years with a 37-31 victory over Durbanville-Bellville in the final in Rustenburg on Sunday.